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Barney Frank on Why He Compared the Log Cabin Republicans to Uncle Tom

Barney Frank on Why He Compared the Log Cabin Republicans to Uncle Tom | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

Rep.Barney Frank's statement after publicly calling the Log Cabin Republicans a group of Uncle Tom.

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Vietnam pledges $168 million to fight AIDS

Vietnam pledges $168 million to fight AIDS | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Vietnamese Prime Minister announces a $168 million dollars to fight HIV and AIDS...
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Liberia's Deadly Religious Campaign Against Gay Marriage

Liberia's Deadly Religious Campaign Against Gay Marriage | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Religious organizations in Liberia headed by evangelical Christians have banded together to form an anti-gay 'rights campaign.'...
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States' Rights And DOMA Clash On A Shifting Battlefield : NPR

States' Rights And DOMA Clash On A Shifting Battlefield : NPR | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

The debate over states' rights versus federal power is as old as our country, but this time the subject of controversy is relatively new.

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Cardinal Dolan Appears to Pray for Marriage Protection at DNC

Cardinal Dolan Appears to Pray for Marriage Protection at DNC | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Roman Catholic leader prayed so that humanity might not “remake those institutions you have given us for the nurturing of life and community.”...
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Gay doctoral student files sexual harassment lawsuit against Columbia University

Gay doctoral student files sexual harassment lawsuit against Columbia University | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Alberto Leguina Ruzzi claims the school wrongly terminated him...
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VIDEO: The 5 Most Comically Bad Anti-Gay Ads, Ever

VIDEO: The 5 Most Comically Bad Anti-Gay Ads, Ever | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
So you champion family values. That doesn't mean you have to sacrifice production values…does it?
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STUDY: Religion Increases Likelihood Of Suicide Attempts For LGBT People

STUDY: Religion Increases Likelihood Of Suicide Attempts For LGBT People | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A new study presented this week at the European Symposium of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior examines the suicide attempt rate among Israeli youth, finding that it was much higher than reported in official statistics.
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Dear Abby Advises Gay Man to Pursue Harassment Claim

Dear Abby Advises Gay Man to Pursue Harassment Claim | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A writer to Dear Abby has a complaint that he's under pressure to date a female coworker, and he can't tell his colleagues he's gay.
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Democratic Convention Speakers Celebrate LGBT People And Equality

Democratic Convention Speakers Celebrate LGBT People And Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The contrast between the Democratic and Republican conventions has already been stark, but perhaps no distinction stood out more than the attentive inclusion of LGBT people.
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Truth Wins Out - Watch This Now: In The Life Follows TWO’s Becker, Bachmann ‘Ex-Gay’ Clinic Investigation

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Ohio Mother Loses Custody Of Child Due To Marriage Inequality Amendment

Ohio Mother Loses Custody Of Child Due To Marriage Inequality Amendment | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
An Ohio appeals court ruled that a lesbian mom who had previously been granted access to the daughter she and her former partner had are now void.
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Which States Allow Gay Marriage?

Which States Allow Gay Marriage? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
While many states have actively banned gay marriage, a handful of states have allowed same-sex couples to access civil marriage rights--find out which with this resource page.
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Romney’s Insensitivity To LGBT People: ‘I Didn’t Know You Had Families’

Romney’s Insensitivity To LGBT People: ‘I Didn’t Know You Had Families’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Boston Spirit magazine has dug a bit deeper into Mitt Romney’s past interactions with LGBT people, particularly during his time as governor.
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All Knotted Up: Queer People Birthing Sex & Living Gender

All Knotted Up: Queer People Birthing Sex & Living Gender | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

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I’m convinced that one of the many great contributions queer people have made to the world is to make real the difference between sex and gender.

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6 Bogus Anti-Gay Marriage Arguments Debunked

6 Bogus Anti-Gay Marriage Arguments Debunked | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Four bishops from Washington released a letter on Tuesday attempting to coerce people into voting down marriage equality. Here's why their arguments are flawed.
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Ombudsman calls for same-sex couple legal protection to be approximated to the level of married couple legal protection

Ombudsman calls for same-sex couple legal protection to be approximated to the level of married couple legal protection | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Ombudsman Juris Jansons [of Latvia] has invited the Saeima [Latvian Parliament] to introduce amendments in numerous legal acts, and approximate the legal protection of persons living in an unmarried cohabitation union (including cohabiting same-sex...
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Trans Athlete Joins High School Football Team

Trans Athlete Joins High School Football Team | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A transgender man is playing varsity running back for his high school football team in Grosse Pointe, Mich.
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Lesbian couple escalate adoption rights battle, attempt to have equal marriage ban deemed unconstitutional

Lesbian couple escalate adoption rights battle, attempt to have equal marriage ban deemed unconstitutional | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A US couple have escalated their own same-sex adoption battle to encompass their state's ban on same-sex marriages. The couple said they are fighting for equality not for themselves, but for the right of their children.
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How to Determine If Your Religious Liberty Is Being Threatened in Just 10 Quick Questions

“Religious liberty” is a hot topic. Rumors of its demise are all around. Here’s a little quiz so you can determine if your religious liberty is being threatened.
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GLSEN Survey Finds 82 Percent Of LGBT Teens Say They've Been Verbally Harassed At School

GLSEN Survey Finds 82 Percent Of LGBT Teens Say They've Been Verbally Harassed At School | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Six out of 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens say they feel unsafe at school.
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Tributes to Featherstone, but concern for UK equal marriage policy following reshuffle

Tributes to Featherstone, but concern for UK equal marriage policy following reshuffle | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches has paid tribute to Lynne Featherstone, the UK Government’s former equalities minister, who was moved from the post in yesterday’s reshuffle.
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Defriended Over a Wedding, a Straight Man Gains Perspective

Defriended Over a Wedding, a Straight Man Gains Perspective | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
My younger brother is gay. Gay as laughter. Gay as the day is long. One of the finest moments in my life, and one of the greatest compliments anyone has ever paid me, was the day he felt safe to &h...
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Pro-Romney Super PAC Attacks Obama For Supporting Marriage Equality

Pro-Romney Super PAC Attacks Obama For Supporting Marriage Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A pro-Romney super PAC with ties to evangelist Gary Bauer attacks President Obama for his support of marriage equality.
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Teens Seduce Priests In Some Sex Abuse Cases, Priest Claims

Teens Seduce Priests In Some Sex Abuse Cases, Priest Claims | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
In some cases of sexual abuse by priests, teenage survivors act as seducers according to an American priest, Father Benedict Groeschel, in an interview last week with the National Catholic Register.
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